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Winteractive: The Art of Video Games

Winteractive 2016: The Art of Video Games

What does it mean for a game to be art? Many independent game developers stretch the definition of what a game can be and create games that blur the boundaries between art and traditional entertainment.

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Dates
March 17th through April 15th
Location
Hatcher Gallery
Event Type
Exhibit

An Interview with Dr. Jack Shaheen on Arab and Muslim Stereotypes Over the Last Four Decades

Evelyn Alsultany, Director of Arab and Muslim American Studies, interviews Jack Shaheen about his experiences researching representations of Arabs and Muslims in the U.S. over the last four decades, tapping into his long experience in documenting media images and their connections to anti-Arab and anti-Muslim policies and perceptions.

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Date & Time
April 11, 2016 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery
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Series
Arab Heritage Month 2016
Event Type
Discussion

Humanities Tools for Library Resources

Hilde De Weerdt, Professor of Chinese History at Leiden University, reviews recent efforts to connect text databases, biographical databases, geographic information systems, and tools generated from within the humanities community.

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Date & Time
April 4, 2016 - 10:00am to 11:30am
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Series
Emergent Research
Event Type
Lecture

Turing conoce a Cervantes​: Professor Juan Luis Suárez

Professor Juan Luis Suárez (Western University, Ontario), Director of CulturePlex Lab, one of Canada's largest projects on digital humanities, gives the lecture followed by discussion.

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Date & Time
April 12, 2016 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Series
Conversaciones Cervantinas
Event Type
Lecture

Mapping Distant Lands

Professors Steven Hutchinson and Mercedes Alcalá-Galán (U of Wisconsin, Madison) discuss their current work on Cervantes's cartographic imagination. Two 30-minute presentations will be followed by a roundtable discussion of their essays.

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Date & Time
March 22, 2016 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Series
Conversaciones Cervantinas
Event Type
Lecture

Shakespeare in Scenes and Sonnets

Join us for a performance from the School of Music, Theatre & Dance:

   5 - 6pm Scenes from Henry IV, Part 1, Measure for Measure
                 Sonnets
   6 - 7pm Monologues

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Date & Time
March 15, 2016 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Event Type
Reading

The Humanities Awakens: A Career at The Lucas Museum of Narrative Art

Photo by Steve Yamane

Hear U-M American Culture alumna Madlyn Moskowitz speak about her experiences working for The Lucas Museum of Narrative Art on Skywalker Ranch in California. The Lucas Museum of Narrative Art is part of George Lucas's Star Wars empire. She will talk about the museum, and career fields for American Culture majors and minors. Light refreshments.

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Date & Time
March 31, 2016 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Event Type
Lecture

Keeping Cool and Getting Hot: The Philosophic Firepower of Yoruba Civilization

Robert Farris Thompson, Colonel John Trumbull Professor of the History of Art at Yale University, lived in the Yoruba region of southwest Nigeria for many years while he conducted research of Yoruba arts history. He's one of America's most prominent scholars of African art.

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Date & Time
March 24, 2016 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Event Type
Lecture

Take Back the Archive: Advocacy by Design

Purdom Lindblad, head of graduate programs in the Scholars’ Lab at the University of Virginia Library, gives a talk centered on the Take Back the Archive project. She says,

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Date & Time
March 7, 2016 - 10:00am to 11:30am
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
Location Information
Series
Emergent Research
Event Type
Lecture

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